By Hidir Reduan and Norhafiza Sallehuddin
SOUTH African Paul Revington and former Malaysian international Arul Selvaraj will officially take over coaching the national hockey team in August.Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) president Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah said Revington, who will replace Tai Beng Hai, is expected to sign the official agreement before Aug 1.
"Revington will complete his existing contract with the Ireland national team and sort out his papers before coming here. An official agreement signing ceremony will be held as soon as he arrives," said Tengkui Abdullah in Kuantan yesterday.
"Revington has verbally agreed to coach the national team and will be the person in charge of the national team in the Champions Challenge 1 in Argentina later this year."
Tengku Abdullah explained that Revington came to Malaysia last month to discuss the prospect of coaching the national team and an understanding was reached between MHC and the coach.